Author: Thomas Duff

The second season of Stranger Things has been officially announced

September 1, 2016

Those left sour by the loose ending of Netflix’s Stranger Things will be happy to hear that Season 2 has been officially announced for 2017. The second season will consist of 9 episodes and will be a continuation of the original story. There is not too much information surrounding the continuing narrative, or which characters […]

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Rogue One toy line-up revealed with stop-motion video and competition.

September 1, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story new toy line-up has been officially revealed via a series of fan-made stop-motion shorts.

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PSA: There’s a 3DS-centric Nintendo Direct broadcast tonight

September 1, 2016

Big news 3DS fans! Nintendo, you know, the company that has complete control over your childhood memories, has announced a Nintendo 3DS Direct broadcast for later tonight.

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Razer unveils new Firefly Cloth Edition gaming mouse mat

September 1, 2016

Today, Razer has officially announced the new Firefly Cloth Edition gaming mouse mat. It’s actually way cooler than it sounds, we promise.

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Huge World of Warcraft: Legion art piece pops up in Melbourne

September 1, 2016

To celebrate the launch of World of Warcraft: Legion, Melbourne artists have created a massive mural of series mainstays Illidan and Gul’dan locked in an epic battle.

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Fallout 4‘s final add-on Nuka-World now available

September 1, 2016

Fallout 4’s sixth and final add-on, Nuka-World, is now available for download on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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Polyphony Digital announces Gran Turismo Sport delay

September 1, 2016

Gran Turismo fans are people of near-infinite patience. Series developer Polyphony Digital has announced that Gran Turismo Sport, the latest entry in the long-running racing series, will be delayed to 2017.

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Forza Horizon 3 goes gold and reveals Warthog, achievement list and PC specs

August 31, 2016

Forza Horizon 3 has gone gold and to celebrate, Xbox have revealed the inclusion of Halo‘s Warthog as a driveable vehicle, the game’s Xbox Live achievements, and specs required to run the game on PC.

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PAX AUS reveals new event at Melbourne Federation Square.

August 25, 2016

PAX Australia has officially revealed a new event at Melbourne’s Federation Square. Occurring on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of September, the event will bring a taste of PAX Aus to Federation Square in anticipation of the upcoming PAX Aus 2016 convention. 

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Sony announces wireless controller adaptor, PlayStation Now for PC and Mac

August 25, 2016

Sony has announced that video game streaming service, PlayStation Now, and a DualShock 4 USB wireless adapter, will be available for PC and Mac. Australian players will be able to access the 300+ titles available on the service, which include Bioshock Infinite, The Last of Us, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution, from 16th of September […]

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Square Enix details content for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Season Pass

August 25, 2016

Square Enix has announced the content for the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Season Pass. The season pass will be composed of Narrative DLC’s and several in-game items, such as weapon packs and extra credits.  The first story mission titled System Rift will be available this Spring while the second mission, A Criminal Past is slated for an early 2017 release.  All […]

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Optus launches short video competition with grand prize of US$30,000

August 25, 2016

Optus launches short video competition, Connect5, which the telco says aims to support local content innovation. The competition encourages up-and-coming content creators to shoot, upload, and submit a 5-minute film that focuses on the theme of ‘Connecting Lives’.

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ABC’s Blue Water Empire to bring Torres Strait History to the small screen

August 25, 2016

Blue Water Empire, a three-part dramatised documentary series for the ABC, has commenced filming. The show, which provides a unique insight into the history and culture of the Torres Strait Islands, will show pre-colonisation life through the pervasive impact of European arrival. The cast list includes many local favourites, such as Jack Thompson, Ryan Corr, Damian […]

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Gamescom 2016: Activision announces release dates for new Call of Duty, Skylanders and Destiny

August 18, 2016

Activision has announced its line-up of game release news at Gamescom 2016, including Call of Duty: Infinite Warfares – Zombie in Spaceland, Skylanders Imaginators and Destiny: Rise of Iron.  Call of Duty: Infinite Warfares – Zombie in Spaceland takes players and zombies to a 1980’s theme park. Players will be able to kill the zombie […]

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Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda to pen new songs for a live action The Little Mermaid

August 18, 2016

Th rumoured live-action movie for The Little Mermaid seems to have been confirmed with Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda and the film’s original composer Alan Menken signed on to write the songs for the film.  Miranda is known for his work on Broadway musicals such as Les Miserables and Hamilton, while Menken is known for his work on the original The Little Mermaid and Beauty […]

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Andrew Dominik reveals details behind his Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds film One More Time With Feeling

August 18, 2016

A unique 3D B&W feature film will be released in conjunction with the new studio album by Australian alternative rock band, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Directed by Andrew Dominik, whose known for his work on Chopper and The Assassination of Jesse James, One More Time With Feeling. The film details the making of Nick Cave […]

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Gamescom 2016: New characters and story details have been revealed for Tekken 7

August 18, 2016

Fan favourite Lee Chaolan, and his alter ego, Violet, will be returning for the latest King of the Iron Fist Tournament, it was revealed at Gamescom.  Lees appearance in Tekken 7 plays into the storyline of the game through his adoption by Heihachi Mishima, who was raised to be a rival to his son Kazuya. In some new screenshots, a […]

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Telltale releases Mr. Robot mobile game on iOS and Android

August 18, 2016

In collaboration with Telltale Publishing, Night School Studios have officially released a text adventure game based on the TV series, Mr Robot. The mobile title, Mr.  Robot:1.51exfiltratiOn is currently available for IOS and Android-based devices.

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Metal Gear Survive is Konami’s attempt at a Metal Gear game with zombies

August 17, 2016

The first official Metal Gear game since Hideo Kojima left Konami has been announced, and it’s a four-player co-op game with zombies. Ok, what?

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CBS confirms Star Trek: Discovery will feature a female lead.

August 11, 2016

CBS has announced that Star Trek: Discovery will have a female lead, Variety confirmed. CBS Television Studios, who are producing the latest series, are still in the process of casting the lead role. Variety confirmed that the female lead will “not necessarily be a captain.” Though no one has been official cast in the role, […]

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Warner Bros. lines up a massive female cast for the Ocean’s Eight spin-off

August 11, 2016

Warner Bros confirmed this week that October will be the start date for Ocean’s Eight, the female-led spin-off of the successful Ocean’s franchise. Production is set to begin in New York with many actors having their roles confirmed, Deadline Hollywood has reported. When the project was first announced, acaresses such as Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett […]

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Capcom celebrates Dead Rising’s 10th Anniversary with re-release of original games for current gen platforms.

August 11, 2016

Capcom is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Dead Rising series by re-releasing Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, for digital download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  The original Dead Rising game will also be available on Steam as a digital download.

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Io-Interactive confirms Hitman: Episode four will be set in Bangkok and will be released on August 16th.

August 11, 2016

Io-Interactive announces the release date and location for episode four of Hitman. The new mission, “Club 47,” will take place in the Himmapan luxury hotel and resort, located on the Chao Phraya River outside of Bangkok. Though, you aren’t there to just to take in the scenery. You’ve got work to do and this wouldn’t […]

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Alienware partners with City Lounge to create Sydney’s first gaming lounge

August 4, 2016

Alienware is partnering with Sydney-based gaming café, City Hunter, to launch Alienware Live AU.

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Overwatch adds new game modes and skins to celebrate the Rio 2016 Olympics

August 4, 2016

Overwatch is celebrating the Summer Olympics with over 100 themed cosmetic items and a new game mode, Lucioball.

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